Education for the Real World!
The Networking Academy program is an e-learning model that delivers Web-based educational content, online testing, student performance tracking, and instructor training and support, as well as hands-on labs. With a curriculum developed by education and networking experts, the Networking Academy programs offered by high schools, technical schools, colleges and universities, community-based organizations, and other successful alliance among Cisco Systems, educators, governments, nonprofit organizations that prepare graduates for the demands and opportunities of the new global economy.
The Networking Academy program combines lectures and online learning with hands-on laboratory exercises in which students apply what they learn in class while working on actual networks. From basic to advanced networking skills, the Networking Academy curriculum prepares students for lifelong opportunities in the real world.
CCENT certification exam eligibility is available upon n successful completion of the networking academy programs 280-hour curriculum taught in Semesters 1 and 2. CCENT certification is the first step in Cisco career certifications leading to the Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) certification, the industry’s most respected certification for network professionals. Semesters 1 through 4 is taught at the secondary and post -secondary levels.
The World's Biggest E-Learning Laboratory
Through curriculum development and equipment and instructor training, Cisco has invested more than $50 million dollars in creating the largest e-learning laboratory in the world….the Cisco Networking Academy program. This e-learning lab delivers content in multiple formats, manages the learning experience, and comprises a networked community of learners, content developers, and experts. The Networking Academy program is rooted in the three pillars of education: curriculum, instruction, and assessment. Therefore, the program integrates a web-based curriculum, Internet-based communities, and frequent online testing. These education management tools provide built-in accountability, providing feedback to students, instructors, and administrators.